Zero Tolerance for Barbaric Cultural Practices Act (S.C. 2015, c. 29)

Assented to 2015-06-18

Consequential Amendments

R.S., c. P-20Prisons and Reformatories Act

Marginal note:1997, c. 17, s. 39(2)

 The portion of the definition “prisoner” in subsection 2(1) of the Prisons and Reformatories Act after paragraph (b) is replaced by the following:

who is confined in a prison pursuant to a sentence for an offence under a provision of an Act of Parliament or any of its regulations, or pursuant to a committal for failure or refusal to enter into a recognizance under section 810, 810.02, 810.1 or 810.2 of the Criminal Code;

2002, c. 1Youth Criminal Justice Act

 Subsection 14(2) of the Youth Criminal Justice Act is replaced by the following:

  • Marginal note:Orders

    (2) A youth justice court has jurisdiction to make orders against a young person under sections 810 (recognizance — fear of injury or damage), 810.01 (recognizance — fear of criminal organization offence), 810.02 (recognizance — fear of forced marriage or marriage under age of 16 years) and 810.2 (recognizance — fear of serious personal injury offence) of the Criminal Code. If the young person fails or refuses to enter into a recognizance referred to in any of those sections, the court may impose any one of the sanctions set out in subsection 42(2) (youth sentence) except that, in the case of an order under paragraph 42(2)(n) (custody and supervision order), it shall not exceed 30 days.

 Paragraph 142(1)(a) of the Act is replaced by the following:

  • (a) in respect of an order under section 810 (recognizance — fear of injury or damage), 810.01 (recognizance — fear of criminal organization offence), 810.02 (recognizance — fear of forced marriage or marriage under age of 16 years) or 810.2 (recognizance — fear of serious personal injury offence) of that Act or an offence under section 811 (breach of recognizance) of that Act;

Coming into Force

Marginal note:Order in council

 This Part comes into force on a day to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council.

 
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